"The earliest Hegelian influence in the English speaking world came from the theological left among Hegel’s German disciples ... But it was the theological right that made important converts in the British academic world."
Henry Silton Harris, editor, “Editor’s Introduction,” The Philosophy of Hegel, 16 vols., New York, 1984.
William Wallace: “Interpreters of the Hegelian Philosophy have contradicted each other almost as variously as the several commentators on the Bible. He is claimed as their head by widely different schools of thought, all of which appeal to him as the original source of their line of argument.” (438)
Hiralal Haldar, Neo-Hegelianism, London, 1927.
Are the distinctions that Henry Silton Harris draws in the realm of modern European history between Left and Right Hegelianism on the one hand, and theological and atheistic Hegelianism on the other, the result of American pseudo-Hegelianism and anti-Hegelianism ?
"I believe that Hegel was too much of a critical philosopher to want to undo Kant's Copernican Revolution ... the speculative theologians have never grasped the crucial significance of Kant in Hegel's development." (78-84)
Henry Silton Harris, "The Hegel Renaissance in the Anglo-Saxon World Since 1945," The Owl of Minerva, 15.1(Fall, 1983): 77-106.